On the US, the Holocaust and the enduring lessons of the past

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns speaks to the Economic Club of Washington on Oct. 19, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images/Tribune News Service

This editorial appeared in the New York Daily News on June 22:

NEW YORK (Tribune News Service) — At a panel discussion at the Holocaust museum in New York [last] week for his forthcoming film, “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” Ken Burns said that instead of the planned 2023 debut, he intentionally moved up the six-hour PBS broadcast date of the documentary, which has been in the works since 2015, to this September so it would air before the midterm elections.

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Joseph Savoca

Conservatives have a long history of trying to cover up and deny their past complicity in the Holocaust, slavery and discrimination in many forms in this country.

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